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The CS Ministry of Environment and Forestry Keriako Tobiko (second from left) is joined by NETFUND Board member Wachira Kibanya (far right), Ag. CEO Samson Toniok (second from right),  staff and a Kenya Forest Service official in tree planting activities in Kirinyaga County last weekend


National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) is a State Corporation established by the Environmental Management and Coordination Act of 1999. Our mandate is “To facilitate research intended to further the requirements of environmental management, capacity building, environmental awards, environmental publications, scholarships and grants”. NETFUND’s vision is “Sustainable financing available for environmental management in Kenya”. Our mission is “To mobilize, manage and avail resources for; environmental awards, capacity building, research and publications, scholarships and grants in Kenya.”… Read More

Our Strategy

In the previous strategic period, 2015-2018, NETFUND developed more than 60 green businesses that have transformed more than 80,000 lives directly, through the provision of clean drinking water, clean and renewable energy, and has increased climate resiliency for more than 20,000 smallholder farmers in the country.

In our next strategic period 2018-2023, NETFUND has set out an ambitious plan aimed at building up a diversified pool of funding resources from international development partners and national budgets. We aim to finance environmental research and capacity building projects and initiatives in biodiversity conservation, pollution control, waste management, resource efficient and clean production and the restoration of forests and vital ecosystems.

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The CS Environment and Forestry, Keriako Tobiko, on Saturday November 9, 2019 led a team of Ministry officials, stakeholders and residents to the tree planting of 20,000 tree seedlings in


National Environment Trust Fund joined the Ministry of Environment and Forestry on Tuesday October 16, 2019 at Mutuini in Dagoretti South Constituency to launch the short rains National Tree Planting

Standing with River Mara on the 8th Mara Day Celebrations in Tanzania

By Gloria Makau The rich and fertile Mara river basin hosts some of the largest wildlife populations in Africa. This includes those in the Serengeti National Park, which is arguably


By Mapesa Okumu NETFUND joined Export Promotion Council (EPC) and other partners to honor local enterprises that have significantly contributed to Kenya’s export business. The winners of the inaugural Kenya


By Gloria Makau The former Prime Minister of Kenya and AU High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga, and Hon. Peter Munya, the CS for the

1 CS Tobiko and Ag CEO Samson plant a tree during MET Day Vihiga 2019

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Vihiga County, NETFUND and agencies collaborate to celebrate the World Meteorological Day 2019

NETFUND Ag. CEO Samson Toniok on March 22, 2019 joined the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Keriako Tobiko and the Governor of Vihiga County H.E. Dr

Six innovative entrepreneurs awarded at the fourth UNEA Conference in Nairobi, Kenya

National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), on Tuesday, 12th March 2019 recognized the creative efforts and achievements of Kenyan-based entrepreneurs at a

First renewable energy awards held in Kwale County

National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) and its partners in the Renewable Energy Working Group held Kenya’s first renewable energy awards gala on Thursday, 6th December 2018, at Southern Palms Beach

NETFUND Incubation Programme awarded the 2017/2018 top challenger award for Africa in Toronto, Canada

NETFUND’s incubation programme has been recognized and ranked one of the best incubation centres in Africa. During the World Incubation Summit organized by University Business incubation (UBI), the NETFUND incubation

NETFUND plants 12,000 trees to increase national forest cover

National Environment Trust Fund has in this short rains season planted 12,000 trees in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and agencies. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s recent announcement of

NETFUND attains excellent rating in the first performance contracting evaluation

NETFUND has received an excellent rating in the just-concluded performance contracting (PC) evaluation conducted by a team of experts. In November 2018, PC is a process that seeks to enhance

NETFUND Ag. CEO appreciates the government of Sweden for support of the Green Innovations Award

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Forestry, Keriako Tobiko, held a bilateral meeting with H.E. Ms. Isabella Lovin, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for International Development Cooperation of Sweden on

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Our Programmes have far-reaching impact. The following numbers provide a snap-shot of this impact and a summary of our efforts so far.

No. Of Households Accessing Clean Water

The Number of Jobs Created Directly and Indirectly

Tonnes of Waste Efficiently Managed or Recycled

No. Of Households Accessing Clean Energy